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Fragment of inlay

Fragment of red glass inlay with yellowish patina

Provenance

Sudan: Meroe Beg. N. II original filling in stairway. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 203–186 B.C.

Findspot

Meroë, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.3 x 1 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12211

Medium or Technique

Red glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments